Surigaonon is a local Philippine language spoken in the district of Surigao del Norte.  Surigao del Norte once a part of an old territory that existed in Northern Mindanao called "Caraga" named after the people called "Calagaus" believed to be of Visayan origin who inhabited the place at the time.

Its use is limited and total number of speakers not easily determined.  Most of the city residents speak Surigaonon tongue which is a mixture of the Cebuano dialect

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